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Caped Crusaders

Is coming out as gay easier if you have a mask and superheroic strength? Just ask Batwoman. DC Comics is making her a lesbian in a new serial. The goal: to...

Is the End of the Superhero-Movie Era Upon Us?

It looks like Superman can do everything except pull in an audience. Experts have predicted a decline in interest for superhero movies, according to Deadline New...

Actor-Author Michael Caine

Over the course of 50 years in the movies, Michael Caine has played a suave ladies' man, a psychopathic transvestite and a daring bank robber. But he was...

Inception: Whose Mind Is It, Anyway?

"Wait a minute," says Ariadne (Ellen Page), the newcomer in this daredevil dive into someone else's dreamscape. "Whose subconscious are we going into, exactly?"...

Whose Mind Is It, Anyway?

"Wait a Minute," says Ariadne (Ellen Page), the newcomer in this daredevil dive into someone else's dreamscape. "Whose subconscious are we going into, exactly?"...

Box Office Weekend: Iron Man 2 Goes Gold

Tony Stark rules. Iron Man 2, continuing the adventures of the zillionaire industrialist-scientist who makes himself a new heart and a nifty suit to encase it...

Avatar on DVD Review: Pandora's Skimpy Box

The top-grossing film in movie history is No. 1 again. The James Cameron epic Avatar, which has earned more than $2.7 billion in theaters worldwide since its...

Best Picture, Uncut.

The guardians of The Motion Picture Academy were embarrassed. The Dark Knight, then the biggest hit of the decade and one of the most broadly acclaimed, had been...

Another Avatar Weekend: Pandorans Defeat Vampires

In the battle of Avatar vs. the rest of the universe, the James Cameron extravaganza again emerged dominant. At the North American box office, according to early...

What We Learned from a Decade at the Movies

1. Superheroes Get Serious Once upon a time, kiddies, superheroes not only came from comic books, they were comic, intentionally or otherwise — in hackwork...

Why the Oscars Need 10 Nominees

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it would be expanding the number of films in its Best Picture category from five to 10. In...

Reflections on Oscar: Bollywood Takes Hollywood

Oscar went international with a vengeance on Sunday night, as the underclass-boy-makes-good fable Slumdog Millionaire took home eight Academy Awards, including...